Hypertension Blogs

Rare Genetic Variants Could Lower Risk of High Blood Pressure

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News August 5, 2008 @ 8:43 am
Researchers at Yale University have found in a new study that presence of rare mutations in three genes can significantly reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure. Read More

Magnesium Deficiency Accelerates Aging in Humans

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
A lack of magnesium accelerates aging in human cells, which may explain the link between any long-term deficiency and a higher risk of aging-related diseases, a study released Monday said. Read More

Loop Diuretics may Cause Bone Loss in Elderly Men

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
Old men who take loop diuretics to treat heart failure and high blood pressure may be at an increased risk of bone loss in the hip area, a new study has warned. Read More

India Will Carry 60 Percent of the World’s Heart Disease Burden by 2010

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
By 2010, India will carry 60 percent of the world's heart disease burden, nearly four times more than its share of the global population, according to a study released Friday. Read More

Young Blood Turns Hypertensive in Developing Nations

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
Eighty percent of high blood pressure disease happens in the developing countries. As developing nations are caught in a frenetic pace of progress, there is something dogging the young with an uncanny regularity - Blood Pressure. It certainly cannot be dismissed as a stroke of bad luck but i.. Read More

Leading an Optimistic Life is Good for Health

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
Everyone says that leading an optimistic life is good for health. Now, a new research has found evidence as to just why a positive life will keep you healthy. Read More

Education, Simple Measures Keys to Improving Vets’ Hypertension Care

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
Focused and inexpensive measures improved high blood pressure control and treatment among veterans, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's 9th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. Read More

Focussed and Simple Measures may Help to Manage Hypertension Effectively

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
Focussed and simple measures can effectively help in managing hypertension in veterans, says a new study. Read More

Older Patients Seek Different Type of Healthcare

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
An April 2008 report by the Institute of Medicine says that older individuals are more concerned about care for three chronic conditions like diabetes, high cholesterol or hypertension. This suggests that older people need a different type of healthcare setting than younger people. Read More

Aspirin Useful in Reducing BP in People With Prehypertension

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News @ 8:43 am
A new study has found that people with prehypertension can reduce their blood pressure significantly if they take aspirin before bedtime and not in the morning. Read More
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